EVENTS & NEWS

Kraemer Graduates A School

December 2, 2018

MASA Ben Kraemer, USN, graduated from A-School at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX. Ben graduated in the top 10% of his class and was awarded the title of Top Gun, which is awarded to the student with the highest overall weapons qualification score. He is a Double Expert with the Beretta M9…

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West visits home for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2018

Skylar West, an Aviation Electronics Technician currently serving in the US Navy, visited home over the Thanksgiving holiday. West, a 2017 graduate of New Glarus High School, enlisted in the Navy last year and went through basic training at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois, and Aviation Electrician training at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola…

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Donation From New Glarus VFW

November 4, 2018

We continue to be humbled by the support we receive from those in our community. This past week we received a donation from VFW Post 10549 (New Glarus). It’s great to see the support that these veterans have for the future of our military. Thank you!

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Eisch Receives Check

September 8, 2018

What a great and emotional moment, as well as a significant milestone for us. This afternoon the Ben Jackson Memorial was able to give out its first monetary award by presenting Trenton Eisch with a check for $500 to help cover his travel expenses home. Trenton is visiting home on leave from his ship, USS…

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Trenton Eisch Receives Commitment

August 27, 2018

We are excited to announce that we have made another commitment of support! AS Trenton Eisch, US Navy, is currently serving about the USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) stationed In Mayport, Florida. He enlisted in the Navy and graduated from New Glarus High School with Ben in 2016. Trenton will be back in New Glarus…

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Ben Kraemer Prepares to Ship Out

July 28, 2018

Fair winds and following seas to U.S. Navy recruit Ben Kraemer who is leaving for boot camp at Naval Station Great Lakes on Tuesday! Hometown: New Glarus, WI Graduation Year: 2018 Branch: Air Force

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West and Kraemer Receive Travel Award Commitments

June 4, 2018

We are happy to announce that we have awarded the first two commitments of financial support from the memorial fund! The first two recipients are Skylar West and Ben Kraemer. The Ben Jackson Memorial has made a commitment to support newly enlisted military by providing financial assistance to help them visit home from their first…

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